Recipes

Polpette Classico (Traditional Italian Meatloaf)

February 17, 2009

My mom has the most amazing meatloaf recipe….always a hit….so when Kaelin was craving meatloaf I hesitated going with the traditional Italian recipe…..but you know….when in Italy…… Ingredients 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 500 ml. (16.9 Fl. oz.)  milk 4 slices soft fresh white bread 100 gr.(3.52 oz.) grated parmesan 1 cup […]

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Fresh Fagioli Beans…White Tuscan Beans

February 11, 2009

I worked all morning and then grabbed  my big bag and walked a whole 12 minutes over to my grocer….she had not made fagioli beans today but they had received the fresh mozzarella from Sicily…..she knows how much I enjoy her beans so I think she felt compelled to let me in on her recipe…….here […]

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Broccoli and Bietola

February 11, 2009

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 red chili pepper 1 lb. beet greens…(spinach) 1 lb broccoli St. Helena Olive Oil Co. Tuscan extra virgin olive oil Instructions Boil the broccoli and beets in separate pots until tender….and drain. Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a skillet and saute the garlic and chili pepper When […]

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Petti di pollo alla Salvia

February 11, 2009

I’ve never used so much fresh sage in my cooking since I’ve been in Italy….so simple yet adds so much to a dish! Ingredients 4 chicken breasts, butterflied and split Fresh sage branches…several Organic Grey Sea Salt St. Helena Olive Oil Co. Tuscan extra virgin olive oil Instructions Remove the sage leaves and saute them […]

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